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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prom·i·nence /ˈprɑmənən(t)s, ˈprɑmnən(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 prom·i·nence /ˈprɑm(ə)nən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prom·i·nence Prom·i·nen·cy n.
 1. The quality or state of being prominent; a standing out from something; conspicuousness.
 2. That which is prominent; a protuberance.
 Solar prominences. Astron. See Solar Protuberances, under Protuberance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent [ant:
      2: relative importance
      3: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from
         a form [syn: bulge, bump, hump, gibbosity, gibbousness,
          jut, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence]